Good job scrapping exams, but mindsets must also change, says researcher

Andrew Chin

New teaching methods place more emphasis on teaching students according to their ability, reducing pressure on students, and allowing them to explore different learning avenues and regain interest in learning, says National Union of the Teaching Profession president Kamarozaman Abd Razak. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 27, 2019.

THE scrapping of exams for Year One to Three pupils is a positive move, but lacks supporting policies, said an education expert.

The new policy came into effect with the opening of the 2019 academic year in January, but parents and teachers have been slow to adapt due to a lack of clear instruction and communication.

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  • Children at this young age should be enjoying their childhood, discover new things and learn personal interactive skills etc. Do away with exams, let them have fun, dont put any pressure on them and they will grow up to be much better and likeable people. Thats better than being brainy with poor personality.

    Posted 1 year ago by Elyse Gim